New Book "Perlman Place" by: John Purnell Person

East Saint Louis, IL, March 19, 2016 --( This author's first short novel in a series collection "Perlman Place" is now available on in 2 formats. Paperback for only $9.99 and Kindle Platforms only $2.99 Audiobook coming soon. The book summary is:

A group of women overwhelmed with the pain of their past find incredible support in one another. They have suppressed their feelings for so long they do not even recognize themselves. As these women express the deep hidden pain, they discover simply denying it does not make it go away. They are in a prison without walls, and a silent killer is among them. A maze of boundaries they can escape with one another's help. They can rebuild trust in themselves if they set their demons free. Sometimes what tears us apart may be just what we need to come together.

An aspiring author writes a book about mental health and addition issues. How they can be overcome and how they affect our communities. The goal is to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and addiction issues by giving the reader insight into their lives. It is a must read for doctors, therapists, clinicians and students of behavioral health. Follow the people from one neighborhood as they experience the highs and lows of life. The author, himself, is a person recovering from mental illness and offers a unique perspective on the subject. While it’s marketed toward dysfunctional families, all can discover a character they can relate to in this book. “Perlman Place” has a plot that keeps the reader engaged with twists and thrills. Reading “Perlman Place” can definitely be life-changing event. It will at the very least offer you another perspective on mental health and alcohol and drug addiction in America. *There are ever decreasing budgets for mental health patients in our hospitals and even clinics. In efforts to decrease deficits, many government officials are closing facilities meant to serve this increasing population in America. Many people suffer from a mental illness or alcohol or drug addiction. This situation affects us all in some way. Someone in our family or our friends may be in dire need of services that are constantly on the chopping block. You will discover that those of us in recovery from a mental illness are being discriminated against and shunned by even our own doctors. The increasing problem is who do doctors turn to when life becomes overwhelming for them? They too need services, but because of the stigma associated with mental illness, they shy away from even their own colleagues. *(NAMI SWI Newsletter February-March 2016)
John Person